The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 64 72
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 7 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.05% 1.14% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.93% 2.37% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £500 £405 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.45% +90.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £341 £350
% change year-on-year +5.35% -2.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -22.53% +69.57%  

VBScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 363 338 308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 54.59% 48.22% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 192 155
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £190.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing VBScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Glasgow

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VBScript in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Glasgow

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in Glasgow over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in Glasgow

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
2 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) CISSP
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (20.00%) Symantec
6 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (20.00%) SANS
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
7 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (10.00%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (10.00%) BCP
7 1 (10.00%) MSI
7 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
7 1 (10.00%) VB
7 1 (10.00%) Publishing
7 1 (10.00%) VMware

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
1 1 (10.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Packager
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Consultant
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (10.00%) BCP
1 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) SANS
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) VMware